neuroendocrine neuroendocrine

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the nervous and endocrine systems (especially as they function together)

Usage(s):

  1. The notion that Alzheimer's disease might be a neuroendocrine disorder, akin to diabetes, isn't entirely new; it first showed up in the scientific literature roughly 20 years ago .
  2. Practitioners at Boston's Mind-Body Institute have incorporated forward-bending poses that massage the organs in the neuroendocrine axis (the line of glands that include the .
  3. Practitioners at Boston's Mind-Body Institute have incorporated forward-bending poses that massage the organs in the neuroendocrine axis .

News

  • Radiopeptide therapy improves survival outcomes for neuroendocrine cancer patients

    ( Society of Nuclear Medicine ) Peptide-receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) has been a subject of growing research on neuroendocrine tumors, which take up residence in a variety of organs replete with nerve cells that respond to hormone signaling. A countrywide study in Germany deemed PRRT treatment not only safe and effective but life-prolonging, according to a study unveiled during the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  • "This weekend I underwent a successful surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from my pancreas," Jobs wrote in the e-mail. "I had a very rare form of pancreatic cancer called an islet cell neuroendocrine tumor, which represents about 1 percent...
    on Aug 2, 2004 By: Steve Jobs Source: Boston Globe

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